Bicester Vision

Bicester Vision

Support from Business Representative Organisations and Trade Associations

6th April 2020 | Bicester Vision, Business, News

The Government is working closely with Business Representative Organisations and Trade Associations to support the national response to coronavirus, including ensuring messages from Government are heard by all businesses and that business voices are heard by Government. Below is a list of organisations you can speak with to get advice. Many of these websites also…

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Self-employment Income Support Scheme

27th March 2020 | Bicester Vision, Business, News

The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will support self-employed individuals (including members of partnerships) whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19. The scheme will provide a grant to self-employed individuals or partnerships, worth 80% of their profits up to a cap of £2,500 per month. HMRC will use the average profits from tax returns in 2016-17,…

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Business Support from HM Government

24th March 2020 | Bicester Vision, Business, News

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) HM Government have published some excellent resources for all business owners. Corona Virus Business Support from HM Government Corona Virus Guidance for UK Businesses Trading Internationally from HM Government https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-uk-businesses/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-uk-businesses-trading-internationally Extra protection for businesses with ban on evictions for commercial tenants who miss rent payments https://www.gov.uk/government/news/extra-protection-for-businesses-with-ban-on-evictions-for-commercial-tenants-who-miss-rent-payments COVID-19: guidance on…

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Chancellor Announces Workers’ Support Package

21st March 2020 | Bicester Vision, Business, News

The Chancellor has today outlined an unprecedented package of measures to protect millions of people’s jobs and incomes as part of the national effort in response to coronavirus. This comes as Government instructs entertainment and hospitality premises, like bars and restaurants, to close from tonight to limit spread of coronavirus. A new Coronavirus Job Retention…

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Business Advice From Our Partners

19th March 2020 | Bicester Vision, Business, News

News from OxLEP: Both last week’s budget and yesterday’s business support announcements were very welcome and have highlighted a range of support measures. Naturally the detail is still emerging and will take a while to filter through, they are working with Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government to ensure we have sight of details…

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Business Interruption Loan Scheme

12th March 2020 | Bicester Vision, Business, News

At the Budget 2020 on Wednesday 11 March, the Chancellor announced a ‘Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme’, and that it would become available ‘over the coming weeks’. This has been brought forward, and we now expect the new scheme to become available in week commencing 23 March 2020. Please take a look here if this…

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November 2019 – Key Messages

9th November 2019 | Bicester Vision, Business, News

Bicester Vision Board members discuss how to ensure Bicester’s priorities feature in the Cherwell Industrial Strategy (CIS) and the Oxfordshire Local Industrial Strategy (LIS).Bicester Vision is delighted to welcome major new employer, Motor Sport UK, to the area.Bicester Vision is looking forward to announcing its incorporation at the AGM on 5th of December enabling the…

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October 2019 – Key Messages

9th October 2019 | Bicester Vision, Business, News

Bicester Vision (along with Bicester Chamber of Commerce and the Wednesday Business Club) confirms sponsorship for Cherwell Business Awards in the Micro Business category.Bicester Vision Board to engage with local developers to understand aspirations for Bicester.Bicester Vision moves forward with incorporation plans in order to bring additional benefit to Bicester businesses and the town as…

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September 2019 – Key Messages

10th September 2019 | Bicester Vision, News

Partners learn more about the huge amount of change, activity and development going on around the region.Bicester Vision commits to supporting the Cherwell District Council’s Thrive At Work programme.Bicester Vision facilitates and supports work being undertaken to reinvigorate the town centre, making it, once again, Bicester’s hub

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July 2019 – Key Messages

11th July 2019 | Bicester Vision, News

After each meeting we share our key messages: Bicester Vision progresses incorporation to better support Bicester’s business community. Bicester Vision is delighted to be involved with the Town Centre forum focussed on reinvigorating the town centre following the hugely positive workshop with Bill Grimsey. Bicester Vision seeks new Chairman as Phil Shadbolt nears the end…

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